Physical Activity

Being Physically Active in North Trafford

(By Mark Beattie ā€“ 3rd year Nutritional Sciences student at MMU)

Covid-19 lockdown number two is well under way, daylight hours are short, but the weather is pretty grim anyway so staying on the sofa seems like the obvious choice. Iā€™m sure this describes most of us at the moment! The outdoors is probably not tempting you, but what if I told you that being physically active outside could be the key to greater health and happiness? Well, that might sound a bit too good to be true, but the potential benefits have been proven by scientists all around the world. Read on to let me convince you why getting out of the house and on the move may do you a whole lot of good this winter.

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